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The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More

The Woman Who Invented Literary 'It Boy' Jt Leroy Finally Speaks Out about Hoax that Fooled Winona Ryder, Courtney Love and More

He wrote bestselling books, made numerous public appearances, became a Hollywood "it" boy and befriended a slew of A-list celebrities, but author Jt Leroy never actually existed. In 2006, Laura Albert shocked the the literary world and Hollywood alike when she revealed that she was the person behind the beloved and celebrated young author - supposedly a HIV-positive transgender ex-prostitute who chronicled his troubled upbringing in the novel Sarah and The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things: Stories. Now 10 years after the scandal broke and Albert was labeled the mastermind of one of the entertainment's most elaborate hoaxes (a word

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